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Board Names New Executive Director of Transportation

The Guilford County Board of Education named Marlon Watson as the new Executive Director for GCS Transportation. Watson previously served as the director of transportation in Union County, as well as a director in Durham Public Schools and a supervisor in Cumberland County.

Some of Watson's notable accomplishments include successfully integrating the Synovia payroll system and improving family and staff communication by launching the Here Comes the Bus vehicle-tracking app. He also worked to decrease bus defects and bus driver shortages, as well as improving annual inspection scores.